Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81771730, 81801598)
Received: 9 September 2020
Accepted: 25 January 2021
First Online: 24 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Ethic Committee of Zhongshan Hospital Fudan University. Written informed consents were obtained when patients were enrolled in the East China Takayasu arteritis cohort (NCT03893136).
: All participants provided written informed consent prior to their involvement, and the consent for publication has been obtained.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.